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Borrow Family continued
In correspondence on G H Borrow's Lavengro, Whistler makes a comment referring to "his brother William, who became a painter".
The reference is cited as Borrow, W H -
Another oblique Hastings link to George -
A John Borrow was best man at Jethro's (Lydia’s Father) wedding -
Lydia, of 117 High Street, is recorded as speaking of George as a cousin, but as far as can be definitively traced, they shared a Great Great-
"Family documents and reminiscences have been contributed by Mr. W. H. Borrow" from
George Borrow -
Family table for Borrows with Hastings Connections
Died February 10th 1874
Aged 84 Years
Martha S Borrow
Died February 13th 1874
Aged 80 Years
Died March 1st 1876
Aged 76 Years
Lydia Borrow – ran a small private school at 117 High St, where she lived 1837-
Preparatory school for gents: Miss Lydia Borrow, 117 High street
“Lydia and her sister Martha ran this highly-
There is a death recorded in Hastings in 1847 for Jethro Borrow – presumably her father.
The next record is the death of Ada, William Henry’s sister, who was born in Middlesex in 1845 and died in 1858.